Local News

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “Wheels of Steel: The Mahoning Valley’s Car Culture,” opens May 14 at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., the Mahoning Valley Historical Society announced Tuesday. The exhibit will run through Labor Day weekend. A car show will be held in the parking lot next to the History Center and on […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

BOARDMAN, Ohio – For businesses looking to take the dive into social media platforms, the most common advice area consulting firms have is simple: Just do it, Nike’s motto. There can be complexities, of course, but the best thing to do is just get a foot in the door. “Don’t worry about perfection. You might […]

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – When Nishani Cicilson left her home country of Suriname eight years ago with a swimming scholarship to Youngstown State University, she never guessed it would be her steppingstone to a doctorate degree. Cicilson, who earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science in 2013, graduates this Saturday with a doctorate in physical therapy. […]

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – April produced mixed results for the domestic auto industry, according to sales reports from the three largest American automakers. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford Motor Co. posted their best April in a decade, while General Motors Co. reported a small drop in total sales. While sales for General Motors fell, retail sales for […]

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Compco Industries will again recognize law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty during National Police Week by providing a specially crafted piece of memorial art to the families of each officer. Each lithograph measures 16 inches by 20 inches and is framed for immediate hanging. The image is a collage […]

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley will honor James Schultis and Dr. Elena Rossi tomorrow at the 6th Annual Healthcare Visionary Awards luncheon at Stambaugh Auditorium. Each year, the foundation recognizes two individuals who have significantly impacted health care and health outcomes in the Valley. This year’s Heart of the Mission award […]

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and gas leases signed five years ago during the initial dash forexploration in the Utica shale are close to their expiration dates, and it’s likely most won’t be renewed. The majority are in Mahoning and Trumbull counties, says Alan Wenger, chairman of the oil and gas law practice group at Harrington, […]

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The cafeteria in Jameson Hospital North Campus held a standing-room-only audience of jubilant and smiling people Monday, a day many had despaired they would ever see. May 2 was a day of celebration because the future of the hospital is assured as in no interruption of the health care it provides […]

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Net operating revenues at Community Health Systems Inc. for the first three months of 2016 totaled $4.999 billion, a 1.8% increase from the $4.911 billion for the same period in 2015. The company, which owns ValleyCare Health System of Ohio, reported its first quarter results at the close of business Monday. Adjusted […]

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council will consider at its meeting Wednesday night legislation to establish an energy special improvement district downtown to assist with the redevelopment of the Stambaugh Building into a hotel. A special assessment to fund $3 million energy efficiency improvements to the building would be permitted under the legislation. Last month, the […]

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